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Internal memorandumMemorandum interneTo I À Judge Christine Van den Wyngaert From I De The Presidency
Date 26 April 2013 Through I ViaRef. 2013/PRES/00063-04 Copies Judge Kuniko Ozaki, Judge Chile Eboe-OsujiDecision on the request to be excused from the exercise of judicial functions in Trial Chamber V, pursuant toSubject I Objet article 41 of the Rome Statute
The Presidency, composed of the President (Judge Sang-Huyn Song), the First Vice-President (Judge Sanji Mmasenono Monageng) and the Second Vice-President(Judge Cuno Tarfusser), hereby decides upon the request of Judge Christine Vanden Wyngaert (hereinafter "Judge") of 8 April 2013 to be excused from herfunctions as a judge of Trial Chamber V and to be replaced as a judge of TrialChamber V.The request for excusai is granted.Factual backgroundBy memorandum dated 8 April 2013, the Judge requested the Presidency to excuseher from her functions as a judge of Trial Chamber V, pursuant to article 41(1) ofthe Rome Statute (hereinafter "Statute") and rule 33 of the Rules of Procedure andEvidence (hereinafter "Rules"), and to be replaced as a judge of Trial Chamber Vpursuant to rule 38 of the Rules (hereinafter "request") before the start of the trialsin the cases of The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang and TheProsecutor v. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (hereinafter "Kenya cases"), scheduled tocommence imminently.
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